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No BER? Then No Rent Relief!

No BER? Then No Rent Relief!

No BER, Then no Rent Relief If you are a renter and claim rent relief, you may just be about to lose it! Our Energy Minister, Eamon Ryan has announced that rented properties that “do not meet the standards of the BER system will no longer be eligible for tenant tax relief”! WHAT?!

However no need to panic …

The Renter
To move or not to move in with your partner?

To move or not to move in with your partner?

To move or not to move in with your partner? Most people live through their 20″s sharing accommodation with friends and strangers before finally making the plunge to move in with their partners. Deciding to be ‘roomies’ with your partner is quite a different experience and while you may imagine all the brilliant things about living together it does …

The Seller
How to declutter your house

How to declutter your house

How to declutter your house When potential buyers call round they will always try to visualize your house as their own. To help them picture what the house could look like if they lived there you need to declutter and depersonalize your house (well to a certain degree).

Remove excess furniture to create the idea of space. You don’t want buyers’ zig-zagging …

The Renter
Rent Deposit – How much?

Rent Deposit – How much?

Rent Deposit

When renting a room, flat or house it is now standard practice for a Landlord to ask for a deposit in addition to the first months rent. But why and how much of a deposit should you pay?

The main reason you will be asked for a deposit is that it gives the landlord some sort of security or …

Claimable Expenses for Investment Property

Claimable Expenses for Investment PropertyDid you know that there is a nice list of claimable expenses that can help minimize the tax that you have to pay on the rental income of your investment property? Not only will these claimable expenses reduce the tax you have to pay but they also help make your property investment more tax …

Property Picks
New Homes Fair in Cork

New Homes Fair in Cork

New Homes Fair in Cork Anyone thinking of buying or interested in buying a new home in Cork should get themselves to the New Homes Fair in Cork City tomorrow.

This is the 3rd New Homes Fair that has taken place in Cork since last year and offers prospective buyers the chance to view the great bargains to be had within …

The First Time Buyer
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